Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Modern Imprint Waltham MA - Online Reviews: Are They Real?

Online Reviews: Are They Real? 
Yelp asks in a blog post, “What good are online reviews if you can’t trust their authenticity?”
That’s a really good question, and an important one that review sites have to grapple with as businesses and spammers constantly try to manipulate them. In some senses it’s not all that different than spammers manipulating search results, a problem that Google continues to battle. The fact of the matter is that consumers can never be 100% sure that what they’re seeing online is completely authentic. Even major websites and social media accounts are hacked on occasion. How do you know what you’re reading online is real?

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